Summary FabFilter Pro-C 2 is a high-quality compressor plug-in for the most demanding engineers. Whether you need subtle mastering compression, an upfront lead vocal, that magic drum glue or deep EDM pumping: Pro-C 2 gets the job done with style! Pro-C 2 offers eight different, program-dependent compression styles with beautiful sound and character. But there's more! Apart from the classic compressor controls, you also get smooth lookahead, up to 4x oversampling, intelligent auto-gain and auto-release, a variable knee, hold, range, external side-chain triggering, variable stereo linking and mid/side processing, all packed in a beautiful Retina user interface. Features Eight different compression styles, of which five are new in version 2: Vocal, Mastering, Bus, Punch and Pumping Gorgeous Retina interface, with (optional) animated level knee displays and accurate peak/loudness metering Side-chain EQ section, with customizable HP and LP filters, plus an additional freely adjustable filter Program-dependent attack and release curves Smooth lookahead (up to 20 ms), which can be enabled/disabled to ensure zero latency processing Intelligent Auto Gain Hold (up to 500 ms) Custom knee, variable from hard knee to a 72 dB soft knee (to enable saturation-like effects) Auto Release Super-fast attack times Up to 4x oversampling Variable stereo linking and mid/side processing, with mid-only, side-only, M > S and S > M processing. Audition Triggering option, which enables users to hear on which parts of the audio Pro-C 2 is triggering and how much compression is taking place Multiple interface sizes: Small, Medium and Large Range setting, which limits the maximum applied gain change Mix setting, which scales the gain change from 0% to 200% Full Screen mode, offering a large level display and side-chain EQ controller Accurate, large level and gain change meters, with peak and loudness level visualization. The loudness level complies with the Momentary mode of the EBU R128 / ITU-R 1770 standards Retina support on OS X and High DPI support on Windows External side chain triggering GPU-powered graphics acceleration Stereo and mono plug-ins available Optional MIDI triggering Supports common Pro Tools hardware control surfaces MIDI Learn Undo/redo and A/B comparison Smart Parameter Interpolation Sample-accurate automation of all parameters Extensive help file with interactive help hints Available in VST, VST3, Audio Units, AAX Native and AudioSuite formats (all both 64-bit and 32-bit), as well as RTAS (32-bit only) Requirements Windows 32-bit: Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP 64-bit: Windows 8, 7 or Vista(x64) VST 2/3 host or Pro Tools Mac OS X 32-bit: OS X 10.5 or higher 64-bit: OS X 10.6 or higher AU or VST 2/3 host or Pro Tools Intel processor
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